Carbon Trading News

Can markets protect nature?

An interview with Michael Jenkins, President and CEO of Forest Trends Over the past 30 years billions of dollars has been committed to global conservation efforts, yet forests continue to…

France announces carbon tax

The President of France, Nicolas Sarkozy, has announced that he will implement a carbon tax to help "save the human race" from global warming. The tax of 17 Euros (about…

Lomborg calls for a carbon tax

Bjorn Lomborg, a Danish business school professor and author who has riled environmentalists by arguing that addressing climate change should be a lesser priority than global health and nutrition initiatives,…

Voluntary carbon markets double in 2008

Voluntary carbon markets greatly expanded in both transaction volume and value in 2008, providing critical funds for projects aiming to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new report from…